Ex-Ga. Judge Not Blocked From Bench After $15K Court Theft

Law360 (November 16, 2020, 6:31 PM EST) — A former Georgia state court judge who resigned after stealing $15,675 from his court’s registry tied to a case he worked on while in private practice can seek and hold judicial office in the future, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled Monday, rejecting a call that he be permanently banned.

Georgia justices held in a per curiam opinion that former Pike County Superior Court Judge Robert M. “Mack” Crawford doesn’t deserve to be permanently barred from holding judicial office after he serves a year-long probation. Crawford was sentenced in February on a criminal theft charge, but he has returned the money he stole in late…

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How to prepare your home for sale to get the best price

When updating your home for sale, don’t fall into the trap of just focusing on the kitchen and bathrooms.

This is the advice of TV real estate guru Andrew Winter, who urged would-be vendors to consider the property “as an overall package”.

“You need to think about the impression a property gives from the moment someone pulls up — from the entry gate, to the facade, to the front door and gardens,” he said.

“There’s no point having an amazing kitchen if the rest of your home doesn’t look good.”

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The co-host of Foxtel Lifestyle show Love It or List It Australia also warned against relying on a “generic” percentage of the value of your home to work out how

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Major food export coldstore site goes up for sale

The land and buildings housing a
major storage and distribution facility servicing New
Zealand’s leading food exporters has been placed on the
market for sale.

The large industrial coldstore facility
at 7-13 Te Maire Street, near the Port of Tauranga in the
Mount Maunganui industrial precinct, is fully leased to Cold
Storage Nelson Limited (CSN).

CSN has earned a reputation
as a leading provider of temperature-controlled storage and
handling of primary produce and manufactured foods destined
for domestic and overseas markets. Its Mount Maunganui
facility caters primarily for meat and seafood

The company has four storage hubs around the
country, including one nearby at the Port of Tauranga, with
a combined capacity of 50,000 tonnes.

Since its
beginnings in 1975, CSN has established itself as a
frontrunner in cutting edge technology such as robotic
racking systems, real-time online inventory tracking

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‘The centerpiece of Northampton’: Silverscape Designs going out of business; building still for sale

NORTHAMPTON — Silverscape Designs, the jewelry shop in a landmark former bank building in the heart of the city’s downtown, is going out of business after 27 years at the corner of King and Main streets.

The announcement Monday came about 18 months after the building at 1 King St. went on the market for $2 million, with the owners saying they planned to move to a smaller location.

“It’s a tough place to leave, but it’s time for retirement,” owner Wallace Perlman said Monday.

In a phone interview from his home in Connecticut, Perlman said the jewelry business has been suffering for some time.

“Jewelry has become less interesting to people over time,” he said. “Older people still have an interest. But younger people don’t. Why do you think Ikea has been so successful? People have found a way to get something that costs less money, but may not

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Trump supporters march past New York homes of Cuomo, Clintons

Supporters of President Trump made a scene in New York  protesting outside the homes of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

The protestors carried signs that read “Cuomo sucks,” “Expose the corruption,” and “Dead people don’t vote!”

Dawn Greenberg, a Clinton neighbor who founded the Chappaqua Friends of Hillary in 2015 when Clinton ran for the Oval Office against Trump, said the trouble was “incredibly distressing.”

“I’m sad for the Clintons. I feel like they can’t win. I feel like they’re being targeted. Of course the secret service will keep them safe,” Greenberg said. “I just think it’s beyond the pale. It’s like, where are we going with this? It just keeps getting ratcheted up more and more.”

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton tweeted at 5:03 p.m. on Sunday that Trump supporters were outside her parents’ home shouting: “Lock her up.”

Cuomo has recently been sparring

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Big 12 title game set for Dec. 19 with tickets going on sale

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 plans to play its football championship game Dec. 19 after previously listing that Saturday and the preceding one as tentative dates.

The conference’s first public acknowledgment of a set date came Monday when it announced that a limited number of tickets will go on sale to the public Friday for the game at AT&T Stadium, the home of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys.

While the Big 12 didn’t provide a specific number for public sales, the Cowboys have averaged 25,750 fans for its five home games so far at the 80,000-seat stadium, with a high of 31,700 against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Nov. 8.

About 10,000 tickets will be held back for allocation to the schools who play in the game. Both competing teams will get about 5,000 tickets, including 500 for students.

When Oklahoma State’s game at Baylor was rescheduled from Oct. 17

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What Does the 2005 HGTV Dream Home Look Like Now? It’s Available for $1.7M

A lakefront home that was once an HGTV Dream Home can soon fulfill a new owner’s fantasy. The 5,264-square-foot home on Eastside Road in Tyler, TX, is available for $1.7 million.

“When you walk in the front door, you’re like, ‘Oh, my goodness!’—because it has 32-foot ceilings and you’re looking at the lake,” says the listing agent, Jacquelyn Moose. “It’s outstanding.”

The house sits on 1.37 acres with direct lake access and offers three stories of living space. To make things easier, an elevator can shuttle residents to all three floors. Outside, there’s a pool and plenty of space.

Exterior of house in Tyler, TX

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Outdoor space

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Breezeway to master bedroom

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‘Don’t count out technology,’ even as value stocks start to stage a comeback, says Oppenheimer’s strategy chief

  • With positive COVID-19 vaccine news lifting value stocks related to the reopening trade, technology stocks have underperformed.
  • In fact, since September 23, value stocks have outperformed growth stocks across all market cap segments, according to a Monday note from Oppenheimer.
  • Technology investors should stay calm, as the underperformance of growth stocks over the past couple months likely has to do with a potential tax-hike under a Biden administration, the note said.
  • “Interest rates are likely to remain low for the intermediate term suggesting that growth will retain its attraction for investors,” Oppenheimer’s Chief Investment Strategist John Stoltzfus said.
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Value stocks have staged a comeback over the past two months as investors bet that beaten down cyclical shares will surge on an economic reopening.

The outperformance in value stocks relative to growth stocks has become more pronounced over the past week, with

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Former Florida City Commissioner, Husband Killed at Home in Random Attack, and Suspect Is Arrested

Facebook Edie Yates Henderson, left and her husband, David Henderson

A former elected city official, half of a “well-loved” Florida couple with deep roots to their Lakeland community, was killed along with her husband in what police say appears to be a robbery by a suspect who now is under arrest.

Edie Yates Henderson, 67, served on the Lakeland City Commission for three consecutive four-year terms ending in 2018, the City of Lakeland posted on its Facebook page.

She and her husband, attorney and real estate investor David Henderson, 63, were co-owners — along with their two sons and another business partner — of the city’s historic luxury Terrace Hotel, which they purchased this past August, reports The Ledger newspaper.

The couple’s bodies were discovered by police Tuesday in their lakefront home, after their son reported he’d been unable to reach his mom by text and then went to the

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N.J. nursing homes must quarantine residents who visit family at the holidays for 2 weeks. Will it work?

Families who take their loved ones out of long-term care centers for Thanksgiving should prepare to keep them home longer if the facility does not have enough space to quarantine them for two weeks upon return, State Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli announced Monday.

That said, Persichilli once again strongly advised against taking home residents of long-term care facilities, stressing that gatherings with people they do not live with or see on a regular basis could put residents at risk of contracting the coronavirus.

Instead, Persichilli said, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other long-term care settings should prepare for outdoor visits, or possibly indoor visits if they meet the department’s safety requirements. Facility operators should also prepare to accommodate more virtual visits, she added.

But if families are intent on bringing home their loved ones, they and facility operators will have to abide by new rules that will undoubtedly

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